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Kingston Frazier

Stories about the abduction and murder of 6-year-old Kingston Frazier in Jackson.

Crime

Officials Detail How Kingston Frazier Died, as Accused Look On

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Ebony Archie sat on the fourth row, face red and crying, as Mississippi Bureau Investigator Trent Weeks testified about how her little boy, Kingston Frazier, died on May 18.

Crime

Three Accused in Child's Death to Appear in Court Monday

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Three Mississippi teenagers charged in connection with the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy are scheduled to appear in court Monday.

Crime

Long Live the King: Kingston Frazier's Short and Powerful Life

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Although it seemed to be a sorrowful day, hope penetrated the eyes and hearts of those who attended the celebration of little Kingston Frazier.

City & County

Letter to a Young Mother

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Dear Ebony, I don't know you, but I know you. You are me. You are my sister, my aunt, my friend. You are every woman, every mother who just wanted what was best for her child.

City & County

I Refuse to Be a Victim

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Right now, I'm scared. I see children getting shot and three other only slightly larger children arrested for the crime, and I know that for the last five years, the state Legislature has been crippling or cutting any program designed to help them from the budget.

City & County

The Curious Case of ‘Those Mothers’

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"Did y'all hear about the 6-year-old boy who got kidnapped from Kroger this morning?" It was the first thing I heard from my mother when I stumbled into the kitchen in a grump for my orange juice after I took my sister to school on that tragic day.

City & County

Kingston’s Death: The Tragedy It Is

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I can't speak for Kingston Frazier's mama, but I know what it's like to be a black single mama who's judged because your child was a victim of a crime.

Civil Rights

Facing the Mirror, From Kingston Frazier to Karl Oliver

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Little Kingston Frazier is our mirror. The brutal murder of this 6-year-old in Jackson last week reflected the absolute best and the abhorrent worst of our community.

City & County

Families Explode in Emotion Over Child Murder Charges, Rumors Dispelled

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Four families were distraught today as Judge Bruce McKinley denied bond to Byron McBride Jr.; Dwan Wakefield and D’Allen Washington, charging them with capital murder for the kidnapping and murder of 6-year-old Kingston Frazier early last Thursday.

City & County

Sheriff Victor Mason: Stop Spreading 'Vicious' Rumors in Kingston Frazier Tragedy

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Hinds County Sheriff Victor Mason is addressing the rampant rumors around the murder of 6-year-old Kingston Frazier last week, which were fueled by an early report that the baby wasn't reported missing until an hour after the abduction, which apparently was not true.

Crime

Police: 3 Men Stole Car, Killed 6-Year-Old in Back Seat

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Three young Mississippi men were arrested hours after a 6-year-old boy was found shot dead in his mother's stolen car and the suspects will be charged with capital murder, authorities said.